Christopher Nunn serves as Commissioner of the Department of Administrative Services. Prior to joining DOAS on April 1, 2017, Mr. Nunn was Deputy Commissioner for the Georgia Department of Community Affairs, where he was responsible for community and economic development activities. For most of his career, Mr. Nunn has provided professional services and leadership in the private sector. He was Chief Operating Officer of an Atlanta-based accounting firm, where he was responsible for all business aspects of the $25-million, 150-person firm. At Windham Brannon, Mr. Nunn’s primary focus included strategic planning, financial management, new business development, and organizational development. He also provided day-to-day oversight for HR, accounting, and IT. Under Mr. Nunn’s leadership, the firm expanded its service offerings, grew nearly 25 percent, and developed a talented next generation of leaders. Previously, Mr. Nunn spent 8 years with Russell Reynolds Associates, a global leader in executive recruitment and assessment. He led the Southeast CFO practice and worked closely with clients around the world, including successfully completing more than 120 assignments to identify and attract Board and C-level corporate leadership. Mr. Nunn began his career at Arthur Andersen as a strategy consultant.
Originally from Perry, Georgia, Mr. Nunn graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Emory University with a B.A. in Political Science. He later earned a Master of International Relations degree from the University of St. Andrews in St. Andrews, Scotland.
Mr. Nunn serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors at Wesley Woods, a senior living ministry that serves more than 1,800 individuals through 10 facilities across North Georgia. He is also active on the Board of Advisors to the Robert T. Jones, Jr. Scholarship Trust at Emory University, and he is a member of Emory’s Board of Visitors.
Department of Administrative Services
Gwen Middleton, CAP, is the Executive Assistant to the Commissioner of Department of Administrative Services (DOAS); responsible for supporting the Commissioner and his direct reports as needed, and serving as a liaison to internal and external agency customers.
Prior to joining DOAS, Gwen served for nearly 30 years in various administrative support roles in the private sector and for non-profit organizations. Most recently, she was an administrative assistant to the Church of the Apostles Director of Women’s Ministry. She also worked for locally owned businesses, and in retail and commercial banking.